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U.S. Crypto Legislation Faces Uphill Battle in Republican-Controlled House, Key Lawmakers Target 2024

Efforts to pass US crypto legislation through the House of Representatives this year have been delayed until 2024 due to the recent fight over installing a new speaker. The legislation still faces an uphill battle in the Senate, which is controlled by Democrats. However, success in the House may move the Senate to approve the bills. The House Financial Services Committee is focusing on two major crypto bills, one to regulate US stablecoin issuers and another to form a broad system of rules for crypto markets. Passing the bills may require attaching them to must-move legislation, such as a spending bill.

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